Year of compilation: 2000
An isolated endorreic lagoon with a fluctuating water-level. It is surrounded by Tamarix
copses. Part of the lagoon is a gravel-pit.
This is an important site for wintering ducks, particularly Marmaronetta angustirostris
and Oxyura leucocephala
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The most important threats are from gravel extraction and ploughing of fields around the lake. Hunting is forbidden.
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Los Tollos lake. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 15/08/2022.